SCA Intro to Coffee+Barista Foundations+ Cafe Business (3 days)

$1,095
Program Coursework
  • Seed to Cup- learn about coffee’s journey from germination to consumption

 

  • Coffee Care- learn best practices for storage and care of roasted coffee

 

  • Workspace Management- learn the tools of the trade and how to minimize waste in order to maximize profits

 

  • Espresso and Milk Preparation- work on top of the line equipment and learn industry best practices and techniques in shot pulling and milk steaming

 

  • Palate Development- learn to speak coffee flavor like a coffee pro using the coffee tasters flavor wheel

 

  • Coffee Brewing- gain an understanding of the controls involved in batch and manual brewing such as filtration, water quality, brew time and temperature, pressure and agitation

 

  • Brew Methods- demo and hands on use of immersion, gravity and pressure brewing devices

 

  • Customer Service- learn the role of the barista within the specialty coffee community and how they effect environment, atmosphere, product and service, ensuring optimal customer experience

 

  • Health, Safety and Hygiene- learn how local laws apply to the safety and hygiene of equipment and cleaning in accordance with manufacturer specifications

 

  • Cleaning, Maintenance and Troubleshooting- gain an understanding for machine maintenance and care and know when service calls are warranted

 

  • Building A Menu- gain an understanding of what to serve and how to price items based on your business model

 

  • Build Outs And Space Design- see real life examples of what works and what doesn’t when doing a build out

 

  • Preventative Maintenance- learn how to extend the life of your equipment while getting the most out of your investment

 

  • Practical and Written Assessment- complete your Specialty Coffee Association Introduction to Coffee and Barista Foundations tests

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